Bristol City vs. Cardiff City

Match Preview | Bristol City vs. Cardiff City

Match Previews

The Bluebirds travel to Ashton Gate for the Severnside derby on Saturday, January 22nd, 2022 - 12:30pm KO.

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Cardiff City TV will be able to broadcast the Severnside derby domestically as well as internationally.

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Nigel Pearson
Opposition Focus: Season so far

The Robins currently occupy 16th position in the Championship table, having won 8, drawn 6 and lost twelve of their 26 league fixtures so far this season.

Nigel Pearson is the man in the opposition dugout, having taken charge of the club in February 2021. The former Southampton, Leicester City and Watford boss is joined by ex-Middlesbrough man Curtis Fleming and former Robins defender Kalifa Cissé.

Pearson's men have won one of their last seven matches in all competitions, a 3-2 triumph over Millwall on January 2nd. The Robins have faced Fulham in their past two consecutive fixtures; a 1-0 loss in the Emirates FA Cup at Ashton Gate was followed by a 6-2 league defeat at Craven Cottage last time out.

Andreas Weimann
Opposition Focus: Ones to watch

Our Severnside opponents hold the derby bragging rights at present, having won at Cardiff City Stadium in August thanks to a brace from Andreas Weimann.

The 30-year-old is the Robins' top goalscorer this season, with 12 strikes from 26 Championship outings. The Austrian also has four league assists to his name.

Young midfielder Alex Scott has broken into the First Team this season, with three goals and two assists thus far, whilst forward Antoine Semenyo has three goals and three assists this term.

Opposition Focus: Club connections

There are plenty of Club connections linking the Bluebirds and the Robins from recent seasons.

Lee Tomlin, Bobby De Cordova-Reid and Marlon Pack all moved to the Welsh capital directly from Bristol City between 2017 and 2019.

Midfielder Pack has made 107 appearances for the Bluebirds, with one goal and three assists this season.

Central defender Aden Flint made the move to south Wales via Middlesbrough, having been a key part of the Robins' defence between 2013 and 2017.